Angelfish | Zebra Lace Angel

Angelfish | Zebra Lace Angel

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Scientific Name: Pterophyllum Scalare

Common Name: Zebra Lace Angel

Adult Size: 6 inch

Life Expectancy: 12 Years

Habitat:  South America

Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallon

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 74-86°
  • pH Range: 6.8
  • Hardness Range:  5-15°

    Temperament: Generally peaceful but may eat small tank mates. 

    Diet & Nutrition: Carnivorous - Does well with flake or pellet foods supplemented with blood worms and brine shrimp. 

    Breeding & Spawning: Use pH of 7.0 and a higher temperature of 85F. The eggs are laid on broad leaved plants, or the front glass. With appropriate pairs, Angelfish are not hard to breed. 

    Gender:  Very hard to tell. Older males may have a hump on their head. When spawning gender can be determined by breeding tubes. A female has a round "tear-drop" shaped breeding tube and a male has a cone shaped breeding tube. 

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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